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〔 ˋkɑlәnI 〕


〔 ˊkɒlәni 〕

Overview of noun colony

The noun colony has 6 senses

  • colony, settlement -- (a body of people who settle far from home but maintain ties with their homeland; inhabitants remain nationals of their home state but are not literally under the home state's system of government; "the American colony in Paris")

  • colony -- (a group of organisms of the same type living or growing together)

  • Colony -- (one of the 13 British colonies that formed the original states of the United States)

  • colony -- (a place where a group of people with the same interest or occupation are concentrated; "a nudist colony"; "an artists' colony")

  • colony, dependency -- (a geographical area politically controlled by a distant country)

  • colony -- ((microbiology) a group of organisms grown from a single parent cell)